I need a part for an Omega D2 lens stage

Discussion in '[Classifieds] Want to Buy' started by tkamiya, Nov 19, 2012.

  1. tkamiya

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    I broke my enlarger!

    I am looking for a very small part of D2 lens stage assembly.

    On Omega D2 lens stage, there is pieces of natural finish aluminum strip, a thumb screw, and a band of springy steel to hold the lens board in place. I broke off this piece.

    If anyone has it, I'd like to buy it from you.

    I need
    1) the aluminum strip
    2) the thumb screw
    3) the springy metal piece

    I'm in Central Florida. If you would like to sell me this piece, please PM me.

    Thank you.
     
  2. Jeff L

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    I would try KHB Photographix. They ship, and are Omega parts specialists.
     
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    Wow tkamiya how'd you do it? Is it unserviceable? Good luck.

    Sorry the DII only comes with one set of these... Otherwise I'm sure I'd have spares (but I don't)...
     
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    You might send Jeff Bannow an email. Last I knew he had a bunch of old Omega enlargers that he might be able to spare a part from.
     
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    Thank you everybody. I managed to take the broken part off the plate and I may have a way to fix this. I'll update later.
     
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    FWIW - The little thumb screw (bolt) had become stripped on mine. I went to a local hardware store (a real one, not a big box store) and found a small 1/2" long machine bolt the right size, with a separate nut and small washer. The threads didn't fit the pre-tapped plate, but I replaced the other one, running through the aluminum strip with the nut, works fine.
     
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    Thanks.

    The "Big Box Store" near me did not have any thumb screws. I'm going to try ACE Hardware next. If not, a surplus hardware store near by. Somebody got to have these things. Worse case, I'm going to use a longer screw and few nuts to make one myself.
     
  9. George Collier

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    I did not find a "thumb" screw, just a small machine bolt that would fit in the hole. You can cut it to length if necessary, just be sure to put a nut or two onto it first, inside where you are going to cut, then unscrew them off, and they will clean up the threads. If you decide to do this, buy a couple to account for the imperfect world.